Liverpool Street delays: Commuters face travel chaos after person hit by train


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Commuters face long journeys to get home from Liverpool Passage

Liverpool Street Station in central London was hit by huge queues during shake a leg hour as many services were either cancelled or delayed.

The Old Bill were called to an incident close to Ingatestone Railway Station in Essex briefly after 4:30pm and the person was pronounced dead at the scene. 

British Bliss Police said: “Officers attended alongside paramedics. Sadly the ourselves was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is currently being treated as unexplained. Police officers are carrying out enquiries to establish the nature of the incident.”

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Services have been cancelled from London Liverpool Thoroughfare to Essex

Services to Colchester have been cancelled and the disruption is expected to conclusive until the end of the day. 

Transport for London released a warning on their Twitter, composition: «Liverpool Street station is extremely busy due to the main lines being impeded at Ingatestone, Pls consider using alternative routes.»

Ben Hitchen said on Prate: “Three hours at Liverpool Street tonight. The joys of the commute.”


Illustrious Anglia released a statement saying: “Due to a person being hit by a train between Shenfield and Ingatestone the railway towards Colchester is blocked.

«Train services running through these bus stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.

«Disruption is expected until the end of the day

«C2C are accepting Superb Anglia tickets between Fenchurch Street and Southend

«London Private are accepting Greater Anglia tickets al reasonable routes

«TFL Rail are accepting Adept Anglia tickets Liverpool Street and Shenfield

«We apologise for the disruption to suite service this evening.”

Linda Woods tweeted: “Would be winsome to see my husband at some point tonight, Liverpool Street to Ipswich, he was meant to be cuttingly by 6pm.”

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